Google Page Experience Algorithm Update Launching in Mid-June

Google is pushing back the launch of its Page Experience algorithm update, which will see the Core Web Vitals become ranking signals, to mid-June. Originally scheduled to launch in May, Google’s updated timeframe for the Page Experience update gives site owners at least another month to prepare. Google says in a blog post that theContinue reading “Google Page Experience Algorithm Update Launching in Mid-June”

Hey Google, Do You Have To Optimize Your Whole Website For One Page To Rank Well?

John Mueller of Google was asked another interesting question in this Friday’s SEO hangout. The question was, do you need to optimize your whole website if you only care to have one URL, one page, on that whole website to rank well? The answer was not necessarily but it does help the one page toContinue reading “Hey Google, Do You Have To Optimize Your Whole Website For One Page To Rank Well?”

Malvertisers hacked 120 ad servers to load malicious ads

A malvertising operation known under the codename of Tag Barnakle has breached more than 120 ad servers over the past year and inserted malicious code into legitimate ads that redirected website visitors to sites promoting scams and malware. Security firm Confiant first reported on this campaign last year, in April 2020, when it said it found 60 adContinue reading “Malvertisers hacked 120 ad servers to load malicious ads”

20 security secrets hackers don’t want you to know

Hackers are the bane of our existence. What started as the occasional data breach has turned into thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of scams, ransomware and heinous attacks. Nobody is safe. While anyone could be a victim to hackers, that doesn’t mean you can’t protect yourself. There is an entirely separate market out thereContinue reading “20 security secrets hackers don’t want you to know”

Zero trust, basic cyber hygiene best defense against third-party attacks

Adopting a zero trust security strategy can better safeguard organisations against third-party attacks, where suppliers should not simply be entrusted to do the right thing. In this second piece of a two-part feature, ZDNet looks at how businesses in Asia-Pacific can establish basic cyber hygiene as well as better data management to combat attacks from acrossContinue reading “Zero trust, basic cyber hygiene best defense against third-party attacks”

Everything you need to fix after updating Windows 10

Windows updates are essential to maintaining the health and security of your PC, but they have an annoying habit of resetting your Windows 10 preferences at every opportunity. Some of these changes are minor irritations, some are more grating, but all are unwelcome. So, we’re going to show you how to put right some of the moreContinue reading “Everything you need to fix after updating Windows 10”

How to Tell What Readers Want & Give It to Them

The O’Jays 1975 hit single “Give The People What They Want!” should be the theme song and guiding mantra of every dedicated content marketer. After all, the primary focus of content marketing done right (and SEO, for that matter) is creating comprehensive answers to the questions consumers ask to fulfill their every want and need. Similarly, theContinue reading “How to Tell What Readers Want & Give It to Them”

A Casino Gets Hacked Through a Fish-Tank Thermometer

Secure your laptop. Secure your smart phone. Secure your tablet. And, before I forget, secure your fish tank. Yes, you heard me. Your fish tank. That was the lessoned learned a few years ago from the operators of a North American casino. According to a 2018 Business Insider report, cybersecurity executive Nicole Eagan of security firm Darktrace told the story while addressing aContinue reading “A Casino Gets Hacked Through a Fish-Tank Thermometer”

New Windows 10 update is causing a whole world of pain

Some Windows 10 users are encountering serious problems following the release of the recent “KB5001330” update, with some reports even coming in that the update itself can’t be installed on some machines. Earlier this week, Microsoft published its new April 2021list of updates, including Windows 10 KB5001330 for version 20H2/2004, which was a mandatory download intendedContinue reading “New Windows 10 update is causing a whole world of pain”

This new Microsoft Teams update might take all the fun out of video calls

Your workplace calls could soon feel even more like being in the office thanks to more customization options for Microsoft Teams. The company has revealed that companies will soon be able to set a custom background for use during Microsoft Teams video conferencing calls. This could be a branded background featuring the company logo, or just a uniform design thatContinue reading “This new Microsoft Teams update might take all the fun out of video calls”